Students can take this course in the classroom and receive a QQI Level 6 Business Planning Award or take this course online and receive a Diploma in Business Planning from City Colleges.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to carry out a detailed investigation of a proposed idea and assess its viability and potential in setting up a business, working independently, or within a supervisory capacity.
1 Evaluate the market opportunity for a new idea in terms of market size, market segments, customer behaviour, and potential target markets
2 Apply the marketing concept and market segmentation strategies to a specific business and marketing plan
3 Apply financial planning techniques with particular reference to sources and uses of funds, cash flow, and the layout of financial statements to a specific business and marketing plan
4 Recognise the importance of adopting effective marketing, quality control, and customer service policies
5 Identify the key process for successfully marketing a product or service
6 Develop an awareness of the importance of personnel planning and facilities management
7 Evaluate the role and function of professional bodies/agencies within a relevant business domain
8 Apply business management theory to a practical scenario in the development of a viable business plan
9 Demonstrate a range of good communication skills to enable the professional presentation of a business plan and associated proposals
10 Utilise key terminology associated with the business and marketing plan in order to generate a business and marketing plan. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to carry out a detailed investigation of a proposed idea and assess its viability and potential in setting up a business, working independently or within a supervisory capacity
Online Course – City Colleges Diploma
Classroom Course – QQI Level 6 Business Planning Award
A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding the Diploma.
Classroom – QQI Level 6 in Business Planning
Skills Demonstration 30%
Online – Diploma in Business Planning
A Written Assignment of 2,500 words.
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